Georgia Southern University Parker College of Business MBA


  • AACSB Accredited
  • 100% Online
  • Low program tuition cost: well below national average
  • Experience: program has been in existence since 2001
  • Team-based learning
  • Avg. Undergrad GPA: 3.29
  • Avg. GMAT score: 500


  • The online curriculum consists of 10 courses/30 credit hours with students completing two courses each semester for five consecutive semesters.
  • A mandatory orientation for U.S. residents immediately prior to the first week of classes enhances the online experience through in-person meetings and a variety of structured sessions.
  • The online MBA program is five semesters. Students complete six semester hours each semester.

Program Benefits

  • Focus on applying knowledge and skills in business
  • Two-day orientation in Atlanta allows students to meet, form teams, learn about themselves and their learning style, meet faculty, and negotiate and document the norms of team processes
  • Admission for fall and spring semesters
  • Complete in about 21 months

Admission Requirements

  • Online application
  • Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) scores*
  • One transcript from each college or university attended*
  • Resume that includes the following: (a) academic GPA, (b) at minimum two years of professional work experience, and (c) awards, honors, extracurricular activities, etc.


  • In-State ($410/credit hour x 36 hours) – $14,760
  • Out-of-State ($1,238/credit hour x 36 hours) – $44,568

US News and World Report Ranking

  • #50 in Best Online Master’s in Business Programs (Excluding MBA)
  • #59 in Best Online MBA Programs
  • #37 in Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans
  • #89 in Best Online Master’s in Education Programs
  • #152 in Best Online Bachelor’s Programs
  • #85 in Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans

Financial Aid

  • If a student needs financial aid to make it happen, encouraged to contact Georgia Southern’s financial aid office.
  • The mission is to remove financial barriers to student enrollment and retention

Acceptance Rate

  • 82%